Workplace Wellness Training Programs

Wellness Training Programs

EAP Assist facilitates a range of free online evidence-based workplace mental health & wellbeing training programs to support employers & employees to understand mental health in the workplace & to build positive & psychologically safe environments. Select your training program from the following:

Online Psychosocial Risk Assessment

he People at Work digital tool, Australia’s only validated psychosocial risk assessment survey, was launched in February 2021. Australian work health and safety regulators jointly funded People at Work to provide free tools and resources to help workplaces manage risks to psychological health.

Workplace Mental Health Campaign

Mind Your Head is a joint initiative between unions and employers, which aims to raise awareness about mental health hazards in the workplace so they are addressed like physical safety issues. It will provide workplaces with resources and tools to identify and address workplace mental health hazards before injury occurs.

Training for Safe and Healthy Work from Home

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home has played an important role in keeping people safe while remaining productive, particularly for computer-based jobs. A new work from home training module has been published to ensure safety is managed effectively for home-based work.

Managing Mental Health Risks at Work

This training module allows employees and managers to assess common workplace scenarios that can impact mental health of employees. The module gives the user options for exploring different actions and provides valuable insights for employees and managers on the best approaches and likely outcomes.

Approaching an Employee you’re Concerned About

This resource assists managers address a common workplace scenario. Using a ‘choose a pathway’ approach, managers are challenged to help an employee dealing with a mental health condition to the benefit of the employee and the business.

Perspectives: Returning to Work

This resource presents a case study of an employee who has depression and is returning after a period of absence from work. It takes a look at the situation from the perspectives of five different people with different roles in the workplace.

Having a Conversation Training Program

This resource presents dramatized examples, featuring staff from both blue-collar and white-collar workplaces, demonstrating how to talk to a staff member who may be experiencing a mental health condition.

Workplace Mental Health Awareness

This resource takes a look at common myths and misconceptions about depression and anxiety by providing facts, tools and personal experience videos.

Managing Employees

Good employee management is linked to lower staff turnover, higher productivity and business success. Effective managers know how to motivate and communicate with their employees. They also understand their legal obligations and promptly deal with any problems that arise in the workplace. This course will help you develop your management skills in each of these key areas, so you can build a high performing team and help your business achieve its goals.

Diversity & Discrimination

A diverse and inclusive workplace is good for business. It can help you to enhance productivity, reduce turnover and save money. It also minimises the risk of discrimination occurring. This course will show you how to make your business a place where differences such as age, gender and race are genuinely valued. It outlines your legal obligations to prevent discrimination and provides advice on how to appropriately handle complaints if they do arise.

Workplace Flexibility

Workplace flexibility means employers and employees making arrangements that suit them. This helps employees maintain their work/life balance and can improve business productivity and efficiency. This course will help you to understand why flexible working arrangements can be good for your business. It outlines your legal obligations and shows you how to negotiate and manage flexibility so that it works for you and your employees.

Difficult Conversations in the Workplace – Managers Course

Most people enjoy good relationships at work. However, even in the best workplace, disagreements can occur. When this happens it’s best to address the issue early and talk about it with your staff. This course will help to prepare you for a difficult conversation in the workplace and provide advice on how to handle the conversation well.

Mental Health Skills Training

The Mental Health Skills Training Program will help you learn about common mental health conditions, how to boost your resilience at work and what supports are available if you need them. You will also gain skills to have effective conversations about mental health & learn about people’s rights and responsibilities when telling their employer about mental health issues. By taking part in this training, you will get access to evidence-based tools, resources & apps to help your wellbeing and build a mentally healthier workplace. This training is for everyone in the workplace.

Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills

Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life. In this course, you are exposed to the foundational research in resilience, including protective factors such as mental agility and optimism. Several types of resilience interventions are explored including cognitive strategies; strategies to manage anxiety and increase positive emotions such as gratitude; and a critical relationship enhancement skill. Throughout the course, you will hear examples of individuals using resilience skills in their personal and professional lives. The course will require 15 hours to complete over 4 weeks.

Psychological First Aid

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a free online education course that takes about 8-10 hours to complete, ideally over a span of a few weeks. The course provides first responders who are not trained as counsellors with knowledge and training to assist those who have experienced traumatic events. The sequential steps covered in the course: R — “Rapport and Reflective Listening”; A — “Assessment/Listening to the Story”; P — “Psychological Triage/Prioritization”; I — “Intervention Tactics to Stabilize and Mitigate Acute Distress” & D — “Disposition and Facilitating Access to Continued Care”. RAPID PFA not only offers a useful, simple framework for providing support and guidance, but also sets markers for when referrals to professional mental health care may be needed. The course is for those who want to provide initial support and guidance to targeted individuals, it provides a straightforward, evidence-based approach for doing so, while helping to understand appropriate boundaries between lay assistance and professional mental health care.

Mental Health in the Workplace Toolbox

This Mental health in the workplace toolbox training package is all about giving individuals and businesses free tools and resources to help them take action around mental health in the workplace. It’s also about supporting Australian businesses to create more mentally healthy workplaces. The training aims to provide participants with information about mental health, with a focus on anxiety and depression, as these are the most common mental health conditions. The training can be delivered as a workshop by nominated professionals who are not required to have any prior knowledge, expertise or understanding of mental health conditions.

Create a Resume

Create a resume in just 3 simple steps: select a template from our library of professional designs; build your resume with our industry-specific bullet points then download your resume, print it out and get it ready to send.

Workplace Health & Wellbeing Coordinator Training

By working through the following four modules, you will gain an understanding of workplace health promotion and the skills needed to develop your own workplace health and wellbeing program. The course consists of the following four modules, which should only take about 20 minutes each: Introduction to workplace health, Motivating staff to be healthy, Best practice workplace health promotion & Planning your program.

Psychologically Safe Leader Assessment

This set of free action resources identifies and supports leadership strategies pertaining to psychological health and safety. The leadership assessment can be assigned to leaders by an administrator authorized by an organization or used by individual leaders for their own personal and confidential learning and development.

Mental Health Toolkit

Strategies and resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of Australian workers. The mental health of your colleagues is important for a productive and safe work environment. Providing your staff with an asset like our mental health toolkit supports their individual wellbeing and the overall wellbeing of your business. Our evidence-informed workplace mental health toolkit is a practical guide for Australian workers to assist in the understanding of common mental health issues in the workplace and provides strategies and resources to support those who may be experiencing a mental health condition.

Workplace Audit Tool

Empowering your organisation’s commitment to wellbeing. We have translated our research findings into a guide that allows your organisation to easily identify areas of opportunity and excellence when it comes to safeguarding your team’s mental health. The audit tool provides organisations with an understanding of how well they are supporting the mental health and wellbeing of their employees in 16 key areas. It was designed to be empowering, self-reflective and repeatable. The audit tool considers leadership, policy and process; education and training; support mechanisms & risk management.

Mental Health at Work NSW

Changes to the work environment can cause stress and anxiety, but we are here to provide support. Access free, evidence-based mental health training online proudly supported by the NSW Government. Our online training programs are designed for workers and managers to help boost resilience and create a mentally healthier workplace. Understand how to identify mental ill-health in yourself and others, learn techniques to improve wellbeing, and know what support is available.

eOfficeErgo: Ergonomics e-learning for office workers

eOfficeErgo is an evidence-based and standard-compliant online training program on the proper way to set up and work at office workstations in order to prevent musculoskeletal disorders and other injuries. It is available in the following three versions:

Healthy Eating Programs across Australian Workplaces

Nutrition Australia operates in various states and territories throughout Australia. Each division provides a range of services and programs that are specific to the needs of their state or territory.

Your Guide to Getting Healthy

The Queensland Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service offers five programs. Each are designed to support the individual needs of its participants. So whether you are looking for support and motivation to get healthy in general, during pregnancy, or would just like a one off coaching session, we have a program for you.

Managing Psychosocial Health and Safety

Comcare’s new eGuidance for employers and managers on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace provides introductory tools, resources and strategies on how to identify and manage psychosocial health and safety risks. and help assess and make appropriate adjustments to support workers at work.

Introduction to Mental Health

See why positive mental wellbeing in business is important and dispel some mental health myths. Find out what influences our mental health and know the signs that something’s not right. Learn the importance of talking about mental health, and why it can be a challenge for some.

Check on Someone’s Wellbeing

Decide whether to speak to someone about how they’re going. Discover the tools that can help you have a supportive conversation with them. Determine what to do next and provide immediate support to someone who needs it.

Look after yourself at work and home

Learn why you should focus on your wellbeing. See how to support healthy habits at work and home.

Support small business day-to-day

Make positive mental health and wellbeing a priority in your own business so you can do the same for clients. Learn ways to proactively support a small business owner’s wellbeing.

Open Minds E-learning

Open Minds e-learning helps people managers to support employees experiencing mental distress or illness at work. For workplaces and people managers, it’s important to be inclusive and supportive of people experiencing mental distress, but it’s not always easy to know how to get started. Our three e-learning modules, which include videos, factsheets and templates, can show you how. It provides people managers with the skills and resources to open up the conversation about mental health challenges and support employees through the tough times.

Guarding Minds at Work

Guarding Minds at Work is a tool for employers to effectively assess and address the psychosocial factors known to have an impact on organizational health, the health of individual employees, and the financial bottom line. Guarding Minds is available to all employers – large or small, in the public or private sector – for free. Guarding Minds includes 3 surveys and links to many free resources to help you measure and improve psychological health and safety at work.

Psychosocial Hazard Library

The Psychosocial Hazard Library is made specifically to help you identify, understand and organise to address psychosocial hazards in your workplace. Use the link below to access the topic library and tackle psychosocial hazards in your workplace.

Supporting Employers & Employees to be Mentally Healthy

Everyone has a role to play in creating a mentally healthy workplace. This training provides tailored information and tools for small business owners and their employees to help improve wellbeing at work. This free, online training includes four 15 minute modules, which are self-paced and can be saved and resumed at any time. Each topic features interactive activities, case studies, fact sheets and practical tips and tools. You will learn about: Mental health and mental ill-health, Stigma and its effects on those with mental ill-health, Having conversations about mental ill-health, How to manage stress and take care of your mental health & How to create and contribute to a mentally healthy workplace.